Expanding the coastal strip & restoring the Dolphinarium beach

The Dolphinarium beach transformation
DONATE
REQUESTED DONATION:

$12,083,804

STATUS:

FOR DONATION

AREA:

PROJECTS / ENVIRONMENT

The Dolphinarium complex is located at an important point on the Tel Aviv-Yafo promenade: it connects the central and southern promenades to the city and the city with the sea from east to west.

The project expands the size of the coastal strip and restores the Dolphinarium beach as an attractive and accessible public beach. It will include water sports, walking, swimming and visitors and encompass an area wide enough to accommodate both a high volume of human traffic and extended stays.

THE PROJECT SCOPE

The project will remove a major blockage between the city and the sea.

1. Demolish the Dolphinarium building (which is already underway) to make way for a
community water sports and leisure center;
2. Expand the beach and the Charles Clore Park;
3. Extend the promenade southwards;
4. Create new access roads from the city to the promenade and beach;
5. Connect the bike path along the Tel Aviv Promenade southward with the path along
Charles Clore Park.

ABOUT THE WATERSPORTS COMMUNITY CENTER

The new Water Sports Community Center is a two-story building, designed to span the two levels of access – from the park and the beach. It will offer direct access to the water for the convenience of surfers and other water sports. The structure is designed to enable a variety of different uses, with the flexibility to adapt as required in the future.

The entrance will be at the level of the promenade and park – 5.5 meters above sea level – and include a restaurant, kiosk, entry to the community sports center, and outdoor seating. This level will be minimalistic in order to maximize the view of the sea and surrounding landscape. The basement level will be at beach level – 2.4 meters above sea level – and includes a community surfing center, kitchen and restaurant, toilets, and garbage room.

Total budget:

1 Building 4,200,000
1.1 Community Center$2,083,300
1.2 Expansion of activity space$416,700
1.3 Additional areas$1,700,000
2 Development$5,444,500
2.1 Dismantling of rock bed and beach expansion$916,700
2.2 Expansion of beach$611,100
2.3 Development of park$1,700,000
2.4 Ocean theater$277,800
2.5 Additional areas (5-6 dunams)$972,200
2.6 Additional budget for ocean theater$550,000
2.7 Additional earthworks$416,700
3 Facilities$633,000
3.1 Play equipment / other$550,000
3.2 Monument to victims of terror$83,000
4 Shading$550,000
4.1 Additional budget for shading$830,000
5 Electrical room$ 695,000

Total$12,352,500
Unplanned expenses 30% $3,705,750
Planning and management$2,720,000
SUB-TOTAL$ 18,778,250
VAT (17%)$3,192,303
SUB-TOTAL$21,970,553
Management Fee $2,197,055

Total budget $24,167,608

Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo $12,083,804

REQUESTED DONATION $12,083,804

 

MORE INITIATIVES
  • Tel Aviv’s Oldest Secondary School to be Revamped with New Stand-alone Art’s Auditorium

    Building a State-of-the-Art Auditorium for one of Israel’s Most Historic High Schools

    Project: An arts auditorium will be added to the Hebrew Gymnasia Herzliya Hebrew School which is sure to serve as a cultural landmark for the decades to come. Objective: Establish a new auditorium for school-sponsored events. The auditorium will also allow for external events to utilize the facility. Need: A historic Tel Aviv High School does not have […]

  • Building a New Old Age Home for the Growing Senior Population of Tel Aviv

    ZANGWILL SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER FOR THE COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED

    Project: Building a new old age home for the growing senior population of the city of Tel Aviv. Objective: The center will cater to the cognitively impaired population and add additional space for the daily activities of the adjacent Mitchell center. Need: Provide greater support for the growing senior citizen community in Tel Aviv-Yafo. Impact: Cater to some […]

  • Early Childhood Caregiver Training Program: Creating Safe Play Spaces for Children in a High-distress Community

    Mesila- Training for "Babysitters" within the Asylum's Seekers Community

    Project: Intervention and training in pirate ‘babysitter’ facilities, the only childcare for children ages 0-3 which many asylum seeker families can afford. Objective: Improve conditions in early childhood pirate ‘babysitter’ facilities by upskilling caregivers and providing much-needed equipment and therapies for the children. Need: Municipal workers who interface with the asylum seeker community report a desperate need to […]

close

Contact us about an initiative of the Tel Aviv Foundation

    accessibility